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Re: Evolving a Pidgin (was Re: Reduction and Grammaticalization)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 28, 2004, 19:14
In a message dated 12/28/2004 8:48:30 AM Eastern Standard Time, Chris Bates
<chris.maths_student@...> writes:

>...can we safely drop the word "pidgin" and simply >refer to all such languages as creoles?
In my knowledge there is enough differences (morphosyntactical mostly) 'tween pidgins and creoles to keep the distinction intact. (And I emphasize that this is IMHHO -in my humblest humbled opinion...) Z.